Archive for November 23rd, 2009

The Exuberance of Youth

When I was a teenager I’d get in the car to go out with my friends and immediately the thrill of possibility would course through my bloodstream. Someone would begin the mantra and we’d all join in – “The night is young and so are we!” I didn’t know what we’d be doing and I didn’t care because everything was fresh and exciting. That’s how I still feel about books. […]

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Thanksgiving Projects

Kids’ school Thanksgiving projects tickle me so much. The Boy brought home turkeys he made with each feather representing what he is thankful for. The top one’s feathers say: I an Thankful for being smart I am thankful for being helthy I am thankful that I have a house. I am thankful for the food I eat. I am thankful for my school. I am thankful to be an America. […]

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